results found in ( seconds)
We are looking for ways to improve. If you have an suggestion for how ICD.Codes could be better, submit your idea!

ICD-10-CM Code A79.9
Rickettsiosis, unspecified

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

A79.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of rickettsiosis, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code A79 is used to code Rickettsiosis

A rickettsiosis is a disease caused by intracellular bacteria. It has been predicted that global warming may lead to greater incidence.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D012288, D012288, D012288, D012288
ICD 9 Codes: 80, 81, 82, 83
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for A79.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Rickettsial infection NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A79.9 - Rickettsiosis, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A79.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Rickettsial disease (A79.9)
Rickettsiosis (A79.9)


Rickettsiosis, unspecified (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A79.9 and a single ICD9 code, 083.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: A79 - Other rickettsioses

** This Document Provided By ICD.Codes **
Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A799